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Referee Mario Yamasaki Issues Response To Michael Chiesa’s Bizarre Call-Out

Mario Yamasaki has branded Michael Chiesa’s recent behaviour towards him “childish.” On Monday night’s edition of The MMA Hour, Chiesa challenged Yamasaki, a fifth-degree black belt in jiu-jitsu, to a grappling match at the Onnit Invitational on September 30th. This is my open challenge to Yamasaki; I would like to test his fifth degree black belt in a friendly grappling match and let’s …

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Michael Chiesa Lays Down Challenge To Referee And ‘Fifth Degree Black Belt’ Mario Yamasaki

Michael Chiesa obviously hasn’t forgiven Mario Yamasaki for what transpired at the close of the UFC Fight Night 112 main event late last month because he has laid a rather bizarre challenge down in front of the veteran referee. “Onnit is having an invitational on Sept. 30, so this is my open challenge to Yamasaki,” Chiesa said on Monday’s edition …

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Dana White Absolutely Lays Into Referee Yamasaki Over Controversial Finish To Lee Vs Chiesa

The UFC Fight Night 112 card in Oklahoma City on Sunday night came to a controversial end, as veteran referee Mario Yamasaki halted the main event between top lightweights Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa prematurely. This wasn’t your normal defensible premature stoppage either, with a fighter moving on the ground but still defending neath a barrage of leather or a …

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Michael Chiesa Doesn’t Believe Conor McGregor Will Be UFC Lightweight Champ At The End Of 2017

If Conor McGregor returns to the lightweight division after his hiatus ends later this year, he is going to be faced with an extremely tough task. One way, or another. Russian menace Khabib Nurmagomedov and a rampaging Tony Ferguson are set to face-off in March of this year to determine an interim titlist at 155lbs. Whomever emerges with that trinket …

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